Revelation 7

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After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could number, of all nations, tribes, peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, with palm branches in their hands, and crying out with a loud voice, saying, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!

– Revelation 7:9-10

This is the future, and one of the great hopes of every Christian. We look forward to the fulfillment of this prophesy one day. A day when representatives of every nation, tribe and people group are standing before the Lord, worshiping Him for His great salvation.

It is this verse that stirs the heart of every missionary. It is their constant reminder that the work of Gospel proclamation among unreached peoples is not in vain. Therefore we press on to one day see this vision come to pass.

Today’s goal

As Jesus instructed His early disciples, “pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.” (Luke 10:2).

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Additional Daily Devotionals

My Utmost for His Highest | Oswald Chambers

Morning & Evening | Charles Spurgeon

Books on Revelation

If you’re interested in further materials on Revelation and Eschatology, check out the following:

  1. A night of eschatology (video) – Desiring God
  2. Revelation: The Spirit Speaks to the Churches — by James M. Hamilton Jr.
  3. A Case for Historic Premillennialism — by Craig L. Blomberg (Editor), Sung Wook Chung (Editor)
  4. A Case for Amillennialism by Kim Riddlebarger
  5. Heaven Misplaced: Christ’s Kingdom on Earth — by Douglas Wilson